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IBM Cloud Bare Metal Servers

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Score 5.1 out of 100

Likelihood to Recommend

IBM Cloud Bare Metal Servers

Heavier usage of processor and/or memory with higher network requirements. Such as a robust, vertical database cluster or a robust Redis cluster. Their bare metal offerings are very suited for these use-cases as well as data-science requirements for modeling servers. Basically, anything that requires a large hardware requirement, these servers can deliver.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Navisite Managed Infrastructure Services (NaviCloud)

Clarify before hand any additional charges for remote hand and arrangement/SLA for remote hand. Negotiate well on these terms as they tend to be more flexible around this. Clarify shipping and handling charges if any.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Feature Rating Comparison

Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS)

IBM Cloud Bare Metal Servers
7.8
Navisite Managed Infrastructure Services (NaviCloud)
Service-level Agreement (SLA) uptime
IBM Cloud Bare Metal Servers
8.3
Navisite Managed Infrastructure Services (NaviCloud)
Dynamic scaling
IBM Cloud Bare Metal Servers
7.9
Navisite Managed Infrastructure Services (NaviCloud)
Elastic load balancing
IBM Cloud Bare Metal Servers
8.0
Navisite Managed Infrastructure Services (NaviCloud)
Pre-configured templates
IBM Cloud Bare Metal Servers
7.7
Navisite Managed Infrastructure Services (NaviCloud)
Monitoring tools
IBM Cloud Bare Metal Servers
7.4
Navisite Managed Infrastructure Services (NaviCloud)
Pre-defined machine images
IBM Cloud Bare Metal Servers
7.7
Navisite Managed Infrastructure Services (NaviCloud)
Operating system support
IBM Cloud Bare Metal Servers
7.5
Navisite Managed Infrastructure Services (NaviCloud)
Security controls
IBM Cloud Bare Metal Servers
7.9
Navisite Managed Infrastructure Services (NaviCloud)

Pros

IBM Cloud Bare Metal Servers

  • Multiple locations for distributed computing allowing faster download speeds for our customers and staff alike
  • Full service of domain registrations, SSL purchases, server rental, DNS servers, etc. This allows us to keep all of our necessary related services within a single console and single billing system.
  • Good backup system with off-site backup servers and easy disaster recovery
Eric Thomas | TrustRadius Reviewer

Navisite Managed Infrastructure Services (NaviCloud)

  • Remote hand services often pretty responsive and good follow through
  • Shipping and handling was never an issue at Navisite facility for our hardware orders
  • Managed services were also very competent to address issues within short amount of time
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cons

IBM Cloud Bare Metal Servers

  • Ability to switch OS/platform license to customer's own license without being re-deploy.
  • Procedure for easy hardware refresh (especially hard drive) to ease cloning content to new hard drive. We have a 6 years disk and we very concern about it.
  • Other than that, everything is OK.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Navisite Managed Infrastructure Services (NaviCloud)

  • San Jose facility power outage caused damage to company's credibility, this should not occur again being 7x24 facility and backup generator
  • Avoiding too many management changes will help create good connection with individuals for sustained harmony
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Likelihood to Renew

IBM Cloud Bare Metal Servers

No score
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Navisite Managed Infrastructure Services (NaviCloud)

Navisite Managed Infrastructure Services (NaviCloud) 8.0
Based on 1 answer
Price and facility equipment, location of the hosting facility factor into the decision to renew
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Support Rating

IBM Cloud Bare Metal Servers

IBM Cloud Bare Metal Servers 7.7
Based on 2 answers
The support is decent and in an emergency they will help you if you make enough noise. However the creation of "class of customers" within the IBM ecosystem I think is a step backwards as it can put emergencies on the back burner simply because we didn't pay enough in monthly fees
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Navisite Managed Infrastructure Services (NaviCloud)

No score
No answers yet
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Implementation Rating

IBM Cloud Bare Metal Servers

IBM Cloud Bare Metal Servers 8.2
Based on 2 answers
I've used IBM professional services in a few cases (not for my company but for some of my clients), and the people in professional services are really helpful. You call them and set a meeting for the initial planning session, but they usually most of the work already done, they just ask some questions and they fill in the blanks. However, in some cases implementation can take longer than planned.
Gerardo Fernandez Ruiz | TrustRadius Reviewer

Navisite Managed Infrastructure Services (NaviCloud)

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Alternatives Considered

IBM Cloud Bare Metal Servers

We've also had good success with Mac colocation services like MacStadium, being cheaper with unlimited networking, quite dependable and also very flexible when used with VMware, but with IBM Cloud Bare Metal Servers we have a lot more options on data center locations, fantastic network routing between data centers and any server capacity I would need. With regards to Azure, AWS, etc., those models just don't work for our projects, too many restrictions on networking and other details. IBM Cloud Bare Metal Servers are just easier.
Gustavo Villarreal | TrustRadius Reviewer

Navisite Managed Infrastructure Services (NaviCloud)

No answers on this topic

Return on Investment

IBM Cloud Bare Metal Servers

  • This service helps us to have a professional hosting service in less than a week.
  • We had to get quality hardware in a professional managed data center. The cost was higher than if we had had an in-house solution, but totally worth it.
  • The higher cost vs cloud was a factor to switch to another cloud provider.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Navisite Managed Infrastructure Services (NaviCloud)

  • Better customer service
  • Faster turnaround time for deployment of new cage/cabinets resulting into meeting customer needs
  • Improved reliability and uptime with timely remote hand request
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

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Navisite Managed Infrastructure Services (NaviCloud)

Pricing Details

IBM Cloud Bare Metal Servers

General

Free Trial
Yes
Free/Freemium Version
Yes
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
Yes
Entry-level set up fee?
Optional

IBM Cloud Bare Metal Servers Editions & Modules

Edition
IBM Cloud Bare Metal Serversstarting at $0.511
IBM Cloud Bare Metal Serversstarting at $324.002
  1. per hour
  2. per month
Additional Pricing Details
IBM Bare Metal Servers provide performance, flexibility, on-demand provisioning, and control. Choose between hourly or monthly pre-configured servers or customize with single to quad processing solutions that range from 4 to 72 cores. Bare metal servers are available worldwide and with no monthly contracts so you can build the best solution for your workloads. Order a monthly bare metal server built to spec, and we’ll have it to you in two to four hours—with 500 GB/month outbound bandwidth included. Order an hourly bare metal server, and we’ll have it ready for you in 20 to 30 minutes. Public outbound bandwidth is charged per gigabyte.

Navisite Managed Infrastructure Services (NaviCloud)

General

Free Trial
Free/Freemium Version
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
Entry-level set up fee?
No

Navisite Managed Infrastructure Services (NaviCloud) Editions & Modules

Additional Pricing Details

Rating Summary

Likelihood to Recommend

IBM Cloud Bare Metal Servers
7.6
Navisite Managed Infrastructure Services (NaviCloud)
6.0

Likelihood to Renew

IBM Cloud Bare Metal Servers
Navisite Managed Infrastructure Services (NaviCloud)
8.0

Support Rating

IBM Cloud Bare Metal Servers
7.7
Navisite Managed Infrastructure Services (NaviCloud)

Implementation Rating

IBM Cloud Bare Metal Servers
8.2
Navisite Managed Infrastructure Services (NaviCloud)

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